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Parent helps launch Hawaiian immersion school in Lahaina

  • COURTESY KARYN KANEKOA
                                Punana Leo o Lahaina Preschool director Karyn Kanekoa of Honokohau Valley made a commitment to educating her children through the Hawaiian language. The preschool opened in 2016 with 14 families and is now expanding with four teachers and 24 families.

    COURTESY KARYN KANEKOA

    Punana Leo o Lahaina Preschool director Karyn Kanekoa of Honokohau Valley made a commitment to educating her children through the Hawaiian language. The preschool opened in 2016 with 14 families and is now expanding with four teachers and 24 families.

An ‘olelo Hawaii — Hawaiian language — preschool has opened along Lahaina Harbor, largely thanks to the advocacy and work of parents such as Karyn Kanekoa of Honokohau Valley. Read more

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